Amelia S Armstrong

Brief Life History of Amelia S

When Amelia S Armstrong was born on 23 February 1880, in Alabama, United States, her father, Nathan Armstrong, was 46 and her mother, Coursey Charlotte Franklin, was 37. She married John Alexander Price about 1900, in Blount, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Election Precinct 29 Calvert, Blount, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Blount Springs, Blount, Alabama, United States in 1910. She died before 1980.

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John Alexander Price
Amelia S Armstrong
Marriage: about 1900
Nathan Franklin Price
Coy Otis Price

Sources (4)

  • Amelia S Price in household of John A Price, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Meilie Armstrong in entry for Nathan Franklin Price, "Alabama Deaths, 1908-1974"
  • Emley S Armstrong in household of Nathan Armstrong, "United States Census, 1880"

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

1906 · Saving Food Labels

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

English and Scottish (mainly Northumberland and the Scottish Borders): nickname from Middle English arm + strang, for someone who was ‘strong in the arm’.

Irish (Ulster): adopted as an English equivalent of Gaelic Ó Labhradha Tréan ‘strong O'Lavery’ or Mac Thréinfhir, literally ‘son of the strong man’.

History: This surname was brought to PA, NJ, and NH in the 18th century by several different families of northern Irish and northern English Protestants. One such was James Armstrong, who emigrated from Fermanagh to Cumberland County, PA, in 1745; another was John Armstrong (1720–95), who settled in Carlisle, PA, c. 1748.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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